October 01, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 1, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Murder on Cold Street by Sherry Thomas for $2.99 These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong for $1.99 This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper for $2.99 Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer for $2.99 Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi for $4.99 The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa for $1.99 The Black Witch by Laurie Forest for $2.99 The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton for $1.99 The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson for $2.99 These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall...

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The sensitivity stereotype

I used the term ‘sensitivity readers’ for the first time the other day, and I immediately felt angry at myself. It’s a concept (or service) that I’ve been involved in for a few years now, and yet only recently have I learned of the now well-established title of the ‘sensitivity reader’ in the publishing world. Personally, in describing the role in this way, I think we are doing it a huge disservice and inadvertently playing into the ‘snowflake’ narrative.

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